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    5 on a Friday: SHU’s version

    1- Definitely enjoyed my first listen to The Tortured Poet’s Department on my run this AM! I didn’t even realize there was an entire second album of songs until my SIL texted me afterwards.…

    April 19, 2024
  • life Parenting

    5 on a Friday: Challenges + Choices Edition

    1- Freakonomics: “Are You Caught in a Social Media Trap”? This isn’t entirely what it sounds like but rather the concept that there are products that people wish didn’t exist but buy/use anyway (social…

    March 8, 2024
  • Parenting

    C = 10!

    10 FACTS ABOUT C In honor of this day! #10: He was born ON HIS DUE DATE (birth story)! I guess that’s also sort of a fact about me, but how cool is that?…

    February 20, 2024
  • Parenting


    And it’s not even over yet! Actually nothing catastrophic happened. Just a lot of minor drama and driving around (history fair during the school day! away basketball game! dr appt! soccer! dance!). (Though I…

    January 25, 2024
  • life Parenting

    5 on a Friday: Highs / Lows

    HIGHS 1- Hearing from a friend that BLP/Quintiles were mentioned on the Happier Ladies podcast (this episode!), and then hearing from the ladies themselves via email! This is a new podcast (they are on…

    January 19, 2024
  • life Parenting

    Starting 2024 with a Full Heart

    This holiday break was all that I needed and I feel really happy and grateful entering 2024. I am definitely filled with NYE (New Year’s Energy) and hope I can get it to last…

    January 2, 2024
  • Parenting

    G = 6!!!!

    6 years and 1 day ago, this happened: A few birthdays through the years: AND THIS IS 6: G’s favorite things: anything with sugar singing playing in dirt/sand/etc lying in bed and being read…

    December 12, 2023
  • life Parenting Weekend

    The Saturday I Needed

    TODAY SO FAR: 5:45: Alarm off –> got up (went to bed ~8 hours prior to that, so felt pretty rested!). Realized that the coffee maker had brewed hot water because I forgot to…

    December 2, 2023
  • Goals life Parenting

    Current Scene + 2024 Word/Concept

    Current scene: G’s doll hospital Reason for said scene: School is closed because of . . . rain. Okay fine, there was some flooding in some areas. And our school is prone to flooding.…

    November 16, 2023